During the time of COVID-19, our Education Outreach staff will be making suggestions here on ways you and your kids can engage in film resources while at home.
- Check out these Best Of… lists from Common Sense Media which includes lists of films for kids by age range, interest, streaming service, and genre.
- PFC Executive Director Susie Purves’s Kanopy Recommendations for Teens
- BONUS! Video Introduction: Eighth Grade by Mikayla
- Pickford Coloring Sheets
- Indie Lens Pop-Up Events – screening some past docs for free
- Plus keep an eye on our website for upcoming Indie Lens events!
- New York International Children’s Film Festival Kid Flicks
- Bellingham Youth Media Project – local organization aimed at getting middle school students to make films. The website includes an archive of past Kulshan Middle School films.
- Weston Woods YouTube Channel – WHERE BOOKS COME ALIVE! Weston Woods’ audiovisual adaptations bring outstanding children’s picture books to life. Learn more here: www.scholastic.com/westonwoods
- Pixar Filmmakers’ Recommendations for Kids
- Mindpop – Austin organization with resources for Arts Access, Creative Teaching, and Arts Partnerships
- Common Sense Media –
- Film Lists for Kids
- Best Documentaries
- Netflix has made a selection of documentaries free on their Youtube Channel including 13th, Period. End of Sentence, and Knocking Down the House
Pickford’s Education Programs
Pickford Film Center is expanding K-12 education initiatives by continuing to create new programs that serve our community and build a new audience of future filmgoers. We are grateful for the generosity of individuals and foundations, whose support makes these programs possible.
For more information about any of these programs, contact Mikayla Nicholson, Education Outreach Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org